Andrew Hansen

7 October 1844–9 January 1926 (Age 81)
Dreslette, Assens, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Hansen was born on 7 October 1844, in Dreslette, Assens, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen, was 35 and his mother, Lene Dorthea Hansdatter, was 35. He married Tillie Lily Sorensen on 28 June 1891, in Deer Lodge, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1859 and lived in Deer Lodge, Montana, United States in 1900 and Cottonwood, Powell, Montana, United States in 1920. He died on 9 January 1926, in Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hansen
Tillie Lily Sorensen
Marriage: 28 June 1891
John A Gilies

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1891Deer Lodge, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundarie 1862: Missoula, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Missoula, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Deer Lodge, Montana, United States 1901: Powell, Montana, United States
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 22
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • Andrew Hansen in entry for Tillie Hansen, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Anders Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Andrew Hanson, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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